PODCASTS

Below is a list of Adoptee Podcasts. Podcasts are an excellent resource for those connected to adoption.

If you are an adoptee with an adoption focused podcast you’d like featured here, please contact DearAdoption@gmail.com so we can add you to our list!

 

June in April / April Dinwoodie is a nationally recognized thought leader on adoption and foster care. As Chief Executive of the Donaldson Adoption Institute (DAI), April is committed to improving laws, policies and practices through sound research, education and advocacy. She is also a co-founder of Fostering Change for Children, a progressive nonprofit that helps drive innovation in the child welfare system.

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The Rambler / Mike McDonald This candid, one-on-one style interview chronicles the lives of international adoptees and people’s lives who were touched by adoption, good, bad, and everything in between!

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Who Am I Really? / A Little About Founder, Damon Davis

Damon had the good fortune to be reunited with his biological mother in 2009 in a heart warming story of coincidental history, a mutual desire to be reunified, and the pure luck to be able to surprise his biological mother, Ann, for their reunion on her birthday! He always enjoys hearing and sharing the real stories of our lives that makes each of us who we are.

Damon is devoting this program to helping people placed into adoption or who grew up in foster care to explore their own emotions, desires, and questions about reuniting with their biological family by asking others to share their true stories. / Read Damon’s DA, piece here.

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Adoptees OnHaley Radke is an adult adoptee experiencing a healthy reunion relationship with her biological father as well as secondary rejection from her biological mother.

Haley desires to connect with fellow adoptees and share their stories. She believes that having deep and meaningful conversations with adoptees will help to spread the truth about the adoption experience. / Read Haley’s DA, piece here.

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Indiana Adoptee Network News / Pam Kroskie is the President of the Indiana Adoptee Network and has been part of the adoption community for over 25 years. Pam currently serves as President of both HEAR (Hoosiers for Equal Access to Records) that is participating in the legislative process to change adoptee laws in Indiana, and IAN (Indiana Adoption Network). She has also served as President and Mid-West Regional Director of the National Organization of The American Adoption Congress (AAC). The AAC provided education and support for the adoption community. While serving on the board for the AAC, Pam contributed to the conference committee planning and executing the success of each destination.

The Congressional Coalition Adoption Institute and Indiana Congressman Todd Young awarded Pam the Angel in Adoption Award in 2012. She also received the 2013 Spotlight Award for her Blog Talk Radio show for shining a light on the need for openness and truth in adoption.

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Out of the FogOut of the Fog is a radio podcast where stories about family, adoption and power intertwine. We aim to break the shame and isolation surrounding the lives of those affected by family separation through frank and open conversation.